The Karuk Tribal Council voted to distribute financial assistance to eligible Enrolled Karuk Tribal Members. This will be a one-time disbursement of $3,500 to eligible adults, and $1,000 to eligible individuals under 18 years old. To be considered eligible you must have experienced a negative economic impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and be either:

  • Karuk Enrolled Tribal Member who has attained the age of 18 years or older as of May 20, 2021 and who were also enrolled with the Tribe as of May 20, 2021; or
  • Karuk Enrolled Tribal Member who is younger than 18 years of age as of May 20, 2021, and who were also enrolled with the Tribe as of May 20, 2021

This program was made possible through the American Rescue Plan Act.

To apply for financial assistance, please complete the one of the applications below and submit to our offices by July 31, 2022. You can submit by mailing your completed application to:  Karuk Tribe, Attn: Sammi Offield, PO Box 1016, Happy Camp, CA 96039, or emailing the completed application to arpa@karuk.us.



Application for Enrolled Adult Members

Application for Enrolled Child Members

Letter From Council Announcing Cash Assistance Program

ARPA Cash Assistance FAQ


Fall 2022 Trailer Update:

In the Fall of 2020 theKarukTribeobtainedRV/TravelTrailersforthosewhohadlosttheirhomesintheSlaterFire.The purpose of the projectwas toallowthisnewlyhomelesspopulationtostayincompliancewithCDCandTribalGuidelinesandrecommendationsforCOVID-19.As morefamiliesarenowliving in permanent housing, our trailer inventory has increased, thus allowing the Tribal Council flexibility in providing temporary trailer housing for our homeless population. If you are homeless or without permanent housing, pleasefilloutthe new applicationand provide all the required documentation. Donothesitatetocontactuswithanyquestions.

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